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Tulameenite Mineral Data

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General Tulameenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pt2FeCu
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 509.55 gm
   Iron      10.96 %  Fe
   Copper    12.47 %  Cu
   Platinum  76.57 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pt2Fe0+Cu
Help on Environment: Environment: Platinum placers. Forms a series with tetraferroplatiunum.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: Tulameen and Similkameen River, British Columbia, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tulameenite + Pronunciation Say TULAMEENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40366
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